OREGON BALLET THEATRE

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS & PERFORMANCES


OBT EXPOSED
August 25 - 28, 2014 | Pioneer Courthouse Square

Each summer, OBT moves our dance studios outdoors to downtown Portland, offering visitors of all ages a rare look at the inner workings of Oregon Ballet Theatre's daily life. The week-long event showcases classes, rehearsals and other free events. Find out more HERE


OBT PERFORMS AT SYMPHONY WATERFRONT CONCERT
August 28, 2014 at 7pm | Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Oregon Ballet Theatre will perform with the Oregon Symphony at their Waterfront Concert on Thursday, August 28. Principal dancers Haiyan Wu and Chauncey Parsons will perform the Grand Pas De Deux from George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, backed by the Symphony. Find out more HERE


OREGON DAYS OF CULTURE
October | Various Locations

Oregon Days of Culture takes place each October to commemorate the anniversary of Oregon's cultural tax credit and celebrate the vibrancy of Oregon heritage, humanities and arts. OBT participates by hosting open rehearsals at the theater. Don't miss this opportunity to sneak a peek inside the process of staging a ballet. Find out more HERE


OREGON DANCE WEEK
April | Various Locations

In 2011, Oregon Senator Bonamicci successfully introduced a bill to the Oregon State Legislature declaring the last week of April "Oregon Dance Week." Find out about this year's events HERE


PAST EVENTS


WATERFRONT CONCERT WITH THE OREGON SYMPHONY

Principal Dancer Kathi Martuza, Soloist Candace Bouchard, Soloist Brett Bauer and company performed an excerpt from Christopher Stowell's The Sleeping Beauty at the 2010 Symphony Waterfront Concert. Click below to see photos from rehearsal and performance!

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2009 BASTILLE DAY CELEBRATION

OBT dancers Gavin Larsen, Candace Bouchard, Lucas Threefoot and Steven Houser perform at the 2009 Portland Bastille festival.

OBT at Bastille Day

Kasandra Gruener, MA
Director of Education & Outreach
503.227.0977
outreach@obt.org

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